What does improvement mean?

Definitions for improvement
ɪmˈpruv məntim·prove·ment

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word improvement.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. improvement, betterment, advance(noun)

    a change for the better; progress in development

  2. improvement(noun)

    the act of improving something

    "their improvements increased the value of the property"

  3. improvement, melioration(noun)

    a condition superior to an earlier condition

    "the new school represents a great improvement"

Wiktionary

  1. improvement(Noun)

    The act of improving; advancement or growth; promotion in desirable qualities; progress toward what is better; melioration; as, the improvement of the mind, of land, roads, etc.

  2. improvement(Noun)

    The act of making profitable use or application of anything, or the state of being profitably employed; a turning to good account; practical application, as of a doctrine, principle, or theory, stated in a discourse.

  3. improvement(Noun)

    The state of being improved; betterment; advance; also, that which is improved; as, the new edition is an improvement on the old.

    "The parts of Sinon, Camilla, and some few others, are improvements on the Greek poet." -Joseph Addison.

  4. improvement(Noun)

    Increase; growth; progress; advance.

  5. improvement(Noun)

    (plural): Valuable additions or betterments, as buildings, clearings, drains, fences, etc., on premises.

  6. improvement(Noun)

    (Patent Laws): A useful addition to, or modification of, a machine, manufacture, or composition.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Improvement(noun)

    the act of improving; advancement or growth; promotion in desirable qualities; progress toward what is better; melioration; as, the improvement of the mind, of land, roads, etc

  2. Improvement(noun)

    the act of making profitable use or applicaton of anything, or the state of being profitably employed; a turning to good account; practical application, as of a doctrine, principle, or theory, stated in a discourse

  3. Improvement(noun)

    the state of being improved; betterment; advance; also, that which is improved; as, the new edition is an improvement on the old

  4. Improvement(noun)

    increase; growth; progress; advance

  5. Improvement(noun)

    valuable additions or betterments, as buildings, clearings, drains, fences, etc., on premises

  6. Improvement(noun)

    a useful addition to, or modification of, a machine, manufacture, or composition

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'improvement' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2449

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'improvement' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3182

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'improvement' in Nouns Frequency: #712

How to pronounce improvement?

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How to say improvement in sign language?

  1. improvement

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of improvement in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of improvement in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of improvement in a Sentence

  1. Frank Tate:

    It's a dramatic improvement.

  2. Herbert Kickl:

    There is a certain need for improvement.

  3. Lloyd Dobens and Clare Crawford-Mason, Thinking About Quality:

    Continual improvement is an unending journey.

  4. Dr Jinglin:

    But there was no improvement to his condition.

  5. Jaylen Brown:

    I think weve got a lot of room for improvement.

Images & Illustrations of improvement

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